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Jewish Salonica

Devin E. Naar

Jewish Salonica

between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece

by Devin E. Naar

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sephardim,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDevin E. Naar
    SeriesStanford studies in Jewish history and culture, Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.G72 N33 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 366 pages
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27226344M
    ISBN 100804798877, 1503600084
    ISBN 109780804798877, 9781503600089
    LC Control Number2016006659
    OCLC/WorldCa939245150

    Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something of signal importance with this volume. He has assembled a uniquely detailed profile of a leading Sephardic community under the Ottoman Empire and the succeeding Greek national state out of archives in Russia Author: Stephen Schwartz.   The idea to tell the story of the Levy family came as Stein researched another book, an English-language translation of the first Ladino (which refers to a background of mixed Spanish, Latin American or Central American heritage) memoir ever written, “A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica: The Ladino Memoir of Sa’adi Besalel A-Levi.”.

    "Jewish Salonica is an excellent book that invites broader discussions about ruptures and continuities between empires and nation-states. It highlights how minority groups refashion themselves during these transitions by inventing new strategies to negotiate their boundaries, redefine their identities, and protect their space with the aim of. Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar. Kateřina Králová. Devin E. Naar, Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Pp. xxviii + Paper $ If we figuratively transfer ourselves to Salonica (Thessaloniki) at the start of the twentieth Author: Kateřina Králová.

    The Jewish Cuisine JEWISH IDENTITY AMONG THE IGBO OF NIGERIA: Israel s Lost Tribe and The Question of Belonging in the Jewish State God Laughed: Sources of Jewish Humor (Jewish Studies) Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C) Jewish Literacy Revised Ed: The Most Important Things File Size: KB. 16th Century Salonica Synagogues and the Families who Used to Pray There Source: Synagogues de Salonique from the book: Elie Carasso (editor). Les Juifs de Salonique Tarasco, Index Compiled by Mathilde Tagger With Authorization of the Editor.


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Jewish Salonica book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Touted as the Jerusalem of the Balkans, the Mediterranean port cit /5. Jewish Salonica is the first book to tell the story of this tumultuous transition through the voices and perspectives of Salonican Jews as they forged a new place for themselves in Greek society.

Devin E. Naar traveled the globe, from New York to Salonica, Jerusalem, and Moscow, to excavate archives once confiscated by the Nazis.

Devin Naar is the Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies in the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies — part of the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies — and an associate professor in the Department of History.

He is the author of “Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece,” published in September by Stanford University Press. Salonica, City of Ghosts, which won the Duff Cooper Prize, is a wonderful history book especially for readers who are not history buffs but who are interested in European culture in a broad sense.

Salonica (currently Thessaloniki) has legendary status in many cultures. It is the birth-place of Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey/5. The city of Salonica was once the center of Sephardi religious and cultural life, and Jewish intellectual life in general, and once boasted such cultural institutions as a Judeo-Spanish theater, press, secular literature and music.

The city virtually ground to a stop on Saturday, the Jewish Shabbath. But most survivors today of Greek Sephardic descent believe that the Ashkenazim, the Jews of. "Salonica, City of Ghosts is an evocation of the life of a vanished city and an exploration of how it passed away.

Under the rule of the Ottoman sultans, one of the most extraordinary and diverse societies in Europe lived for five centuries amid its minarets and cypresses on the shore of the Aegean, alongside its Roman ruins and Byzantine by: The city of Salonika is located in northern the invasion and occupation of Greece in AprilSalonika was included in the German occupation zone.

The city was occupied by German forces in early April. Before World War II, Salonika had the largest Jewish community in the time of the German occupation, the Jewish population was ab book on Salonica, Salonica, City of Ghosts: Chris‐ tians, Muslims and Jews, (), even though that book deals with a much longer period () and the focus of Jewish Salonica is much more limited to the late nineteenth century and the interwar period.

Other works, such as the dissertation by Paris Papamichos-Chronakis, also. Jewish Salonica explores the impact of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of modern Greece during the 19th and 20th centuries on the Jews of Salonica (Thessaloniki), an Aegean port city that was once home to the largest Judeo-Spanish-speaking Jewish community in the world.

The book traces the multiple ways in which Jews in Salonica. The Jews living in Salonica at its height in the Ottoman Empire could never have imagined that their idyllic world would someday go up in smoke.

Reading Family Papers is an enthralling experience, not only for its emotional impact, but also for its revelations in a chapter of Jewish history about which little is written.

Historians and others. The book follows a single family, beginning with Sa’adi Besalel Ashkenazi a-Levi (–), who left his descendants a memoir of his life under the Ottomans.

Sa’adi wrote in Ladino—the main language of Salonica’s Jews until French began to replace it in the early 20 th century—in the s.

His small notebook passed through the. " Jewish Salonica by Devin E. Naar is a very important new addition to the history of Sephardic Jews and the transition of Salonica from the Ottoman Empire to the Greek state, a history of "Jewish Salonica" as the title is a significant book that will make a lasting contribution to the history of Jews in Salonica/Thessaloniki."Brand: Stanford University Press.

Join the Stroum Center for an exciting book launch event, as Prof. Naar highlights the diverse experiences of Jewish Salonica, a lost religious, linguistic, and national minority at the crossroads of Europe and the Middle East. Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E.

Naar. Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece, by Devin E. Naar, Standford University Press, Jews first arrived in the city of Salonica, formerly known as Thessaloniki, soon after their dispersal following the Roman conquest of ancient Israel.

Jews of Catalonia (Catalonian Jewry, Catalonian Judaism, in Hebrew: יהדות קטלוניה) is the Jewish community that lived in the Iberian Peninsula, in the Lands of Catalonia, Valencia and Mallorca until the expulsion of Its splendor was between the 12th to 14th centuries, in which two important Torah centers flourished in Barcelona and Girona.

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Naar traveled the globe, from New York to Salonica, Jerusalem, and Moscow, to excavate archives once confiscated by the Nazis.5/5(12). Jewish Salonica is the first book to tell the story of this tumultuous transition through the voices and perspectives of Salonican Jews as they forged a new place for themselves in Greek society.

Devin E. Naar traveled the globe, from New York to Jerusalem, Moscow to Salonica, to excavate archives once confiscated by the Nazis. Jewish Studies professor, Devin Naar, will be speaking about his new book, Jewish Salonica at the UW Tower Auditorium and Hillel UW invites you to hear more about this Sephardic community.

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Devin E. Naar traveled the globe, from New York to Salonica, Jerusalem, and Moscow, to excavate archives once confiscated by the : Stanford University Press. Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews by Mark Mazower pp, HarperCollins, £ Two decades ago the young Mark Mazower hoisted his rucksack on to his back and walked.

Salonica was, he declared, “the most Jewish city on earth.” and the old world was about to vanish — a story told in Sarah Abrevaya Stein’s “Family Papers.” The book follows members.Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Naar, Devin E.

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